Swedwatch puts the priorities of rights holders at the centre in pursuit of three long-term goals:


Three perspectives are mainstreamed throughout Swedwatch’s work:


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Climate change and environmental degradation are intimately connected with human rights impacts, why it is essential to apply a climate and environment lens in most issues and research areas.



Women are disproportionately affected by climate change and at risk of gender-based impacts in global supply chains, which is why gender is a key consideration in Swedwatch’s work.

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Business operations can have both positive and negative impacts in conflict-sensitive contexts. While companies can have a vital role to play in peacebuilding, their activities may also fuel tensions.